Wishful thinking from John Rosevear on five dead car models that might come back by 2020.
It’s always interesting when an automaker decides to revive an old model name. Sometimes, the new version is in the spirit of the original, and it becomes a home run with fans of the classic
I can think of a few. Camaro is one. Challenger is another (and I loathe anything from Chrysler).
Sometimes, the classic name is revived to give a new model some brand recognition — but that new model might not bear much resemblance to the classics that wore the same nameplate.
Thunderbird was a big failure. Here’s the much beloved and inevitable Spoiler Alert with commentary:
- Ford Bronco (yep)
- Chevy Blazer (maybe)
- BMW 8 Series (for sure)
- Jeep Grand Wagoneer (ugh)
- Buick Riviera – (if I could afford it)